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Unit 3: The Sacraments: Infant Baptism


The Sacraments: Infant Baptism

Film Focus Point: This video offers a defense of the Catholic practice of infant baptism by examining several important scriptural passages in both the Old and New Testaments.

Text Focus Point: Pages 96-98

Discussion Questions

  1. How do Catholics and fundamentalist Christians differ in their acceptance of infant Baptism?

  2. How do you understand St. Paul’s assertion that Baptism is the “new circumcision”?

  3. What do you feel is the most compelling argument in favor of infant Baptism presented in the program? Explain.

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